Malled vs Mauled - What's the difference?

malled | mauled |


As verbs the difference between malled and mauled

is that malled is past tense of mall while mauled is past tense of maul.

malled

English

Verb

(head)
  • (mall)

  • mall

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A large heavy wooden beetle; a mallet for driving anything with force; a maul.
  • (Addison)
  • A heavy blow.
  • (Spenser)
  • An old game played with malls or mallets and balls. See pall mall.
  • (Cotton)
  • A place where the game of mall was played.
  • A public walk; a level shaded walk.
  • * Southey
  • Part of the area was laid out in gravel walks, and planted with elms; and these convenient and frequented walks obtained the name of the City Mall .
  • (US, Australia) A pedestrianised street, especially a shopping precinct.
  • pedestrian mall
  • * 2002 , Alexander Garvin, The American City: What Works, What Doesn?t , page 179,
  • America?s first pedestrianized shopping mall' opened in 1959 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Like most later pedestrian ' malls , it was intended to revive what everybody thought was a decaying downtown.
  • An enclosed shopping centre.
  • * 2004 , Ralph E. Warner, Get a Life: You Don?t Need a Million to Retire Well , unnumbered page,
  • Every day, at about the time the rest of us go to work, groups of retirees gather at many of America?s enclosed shopping malls .
  • * 2010 , Greg Holden, Starting an Online Business For Dummies , unnumbered page,
  • In addition to Web site kits, ISPs, and businesses that specialize in Web hosting, online shopping malls provide another form of Web hosting.

    Derived terms

    * mallcore * mallgoth * mall rat * shopping mall

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To beat with a mall, or mallet; to beat with something heavy; to bruise.
  • To build up with the development of shopping malls.
  • (informal) To shop at the mall.
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    mauled

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (maul)

  • maul

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A heavy long-handled hammer, used for splitting logs by driving a wedge into it, or in combat.
  • (rugby) A situation where the player carrying the ball, who must be on his feet, is held by one or more opponents, and one or more of the ball carrier's team mates bind onto the ball carrier.
  • Synonyms

    * (weapon) club, mace

    See also

    * ruck * scrum

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To handle someone or something in a rough way.
  • To savage; to cause serious physical wounds (usually used of an animal).
  • The bear mauled him in a terrible way.
  • (figuratively) To criticise harshly.
  • Anagrams

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